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Regional Partners to Coordinate Senior Farmers Market Enrollment

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Senior Farmers Market
Program Kicks Off 

Regional Partners to Coordinate Enrollment

Thanks to the support of several regional partners, the 2014 Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program will serve area seniors with coupons for fresh fruit and veggies.

The Ohio Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program helps older Ohioans enjoy locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs and honey. Participants must be 60 years or older, live in one of the AAA8 region's eight counties, and have an income less than 185 percent of the poverty guidelines. All income will be counted. This is: family of one - less than $21,590 yearly; family of two - less than $29,101 yearly.

The program provides $50 worth of coupons to purchase locally grown fruits, vegetables and honey. Each eligible participant will receive ten $5 coupons to spend.

Home-bound individuals may assign a proxy to shop for them.This person must sign the application in addition to your signature and have valid ID, such as driver's license or state ID.  Coupons cannot be awarded until both signatures are obtained. There will be a limited amount of coupons available, but a waiting list will be kept for anyone signing up after all coupons are gone.

Contact the following sites directly for details: 
Coupon Distribution Sites:
Athens JFS, 13183 State Route 13
Millfield, Ohio 45761 740-797-2523
Scenic Hills Senior Center, 187 S. Spring St.,  
Logan, Ohio 43138 740-385-6581
Meigs County Council on Aging,
 112 E. Memorial Dr.
Pomeroy, OH 45769    740-992-2161 
Monroe County Senior Center, 118 Home Avenue,  
Woodsfield, OH 43793      740-472-1312
Morgan County Office on Aging  10 W. Main Street   
McConnelsville, OH 43756     740-962-5600
Joyce M. Davis Senior Center, 300 Cumberland Street
Caldwell, OH  43724    740-732-5129
Perry County Senior Center P.O. Box 605 
New Lexington, Ohio 43764   740-342-4264  
Washington: O'Neill Center
333 Fourth Street
Marietta, OH  45750    740-373-3914


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